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'The Pines' Is The Perfect Log Cabin Getaway In The Beautiful Jemez Mtns.

Bedrooms 4
Space 143 m²
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathroom Cabin With Mountain Views.

Relax at this quaint, but spacious, 1950's log cabin hidden in the Ponderosa pines at nearly 8,000 feet.

You won't want to leave the front porch with its view of Redondo Peak and regular visits from hummingbirds. Or relax in the hammock which hangs between two trees and read a book. It can't get more relaxing than that.

Four bedrooms sleep eight comfortably. But which bedroom will you choose? The Log Cabin Room? Flower room? Bird room? or Western room? They are all decorated just for you.

Within a mile of trout fishing, hiking, a restaurant and convenience store, and only a few miles from Jemez Falls, Spence Hot Springs, Soda Dam, Fenton Lake and the town of Jemez Springs. So much to do, but you may just want to sit on the porch and never leave.

This newly updated cabin is stocked with Internet, games, puzzles, toys, record player and records, iPod dock, and flat screen TV with 150 DVDs to watch. A land line phone with unlimited calls within the US is available since cell phone service is very sketchy in the area (hope you remember how to use a rotary dial phone).

Property includes a Propane grill, microwave, refrigerator and two fireplaces - one electric and one wood burning. Also a washer and dryer are available for use, but there is no dishwasher (remember, it is a 1950's cabin.)

Snuggled at the end of a neighborhood, we ask that you respect our neighbors by keeping noise down.

A perfect place for family reunions, group gatherings or just for one couple to get away from it all and listen to the pines. Oh, did I mention the pine fragrance is intoxicating?

You may see elk or deer as they mosey through the area. But, don't leave food outside or the bears may make a visit too.

More Details

Martha Landes
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
22 August, 2017

About Martha Landes

I grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, graduated from OU, then was a public school music teacher for 20+ years. We moved to South Dakota for 5 years where my husband was a Dean at South Dakota State Unversity and I worked as a community coach, before landing permanently in Rio Rancho, NM in 2011.

As a child, my family had a cabin in Missouri that we escaped to on a regular basis. It has always a place to rejuvenate. Now that I'm a New Mexico resident, I can't get back to Missouri very often, and missed having that relaxing getaway.

So, we bought this charming log cabin in the Jemez Mountains to do just that. After fixing it up, we decided it needed to be shared with others and are renting The Pines out during the times we aren't enjoying the amazing Jemez Moutains ourselves.

I currently own a photography business, a music publishing company and recently finished my first novel.

We hope you will consider this relaxing place as much as we do.

Martha Landes purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Martha Landes chose New Mexico

The Pines is unique in that it feels secluded, but is fairly close to others and only 50 beautiful miles from the hub of Rio Rancho and Bernalillo. Only 60 miles from Albuquerque and 40 miles from Los Alamos.

The Jemez mountains have so many amazing places to explore. I could go out daily and do just that.

This particular property is in the perfect location - At 7,850 feet elevation, it's 15 degrees cooler than in Albuquerque with no traffic noise, and green of trees surrounding the property.

What makes this cabin unique

The cozy feel of 'Grandma's house' is what hit me when I first saw this place - with the charming 1950's bones. After updating the property, it is still reminiscent of the old days, but with most of the modern conveniences we are accustomed to now.

We love sitting on the front porch with a drink in hand visiting and watching nature. Or lie on the hammock beneath the tall pines as they sway. It's very therapeutic.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Jemez Springs

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 143 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Travel theme bathroom - toilet , bath with shower
    Lodge look bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • The Flower Room - 1 large double bed , Spacious with chairs, dresser, mirror.
    The Log Cabin Room - 1 large double bed , This bedroom is the largest with a dresser, chair and TV.
    The Western Room - 2 bunk bed , Perfect for kids or young at heart. Includes toy closet!
    The Bird Room - 1 double bed , Smallest bedroom, but very bright and fun. With dresser.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski


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'The Pines' Is The Perfect Log Cabin Getaway In The Beautiful Jemez Mtns.
average rating of 4.875 based on 24 reviews

Great and quiet litle cabin

  • 5 of 5

This has everything we may have wanted. We had a great time relaxing and discovering the area!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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I will definitely be booking another “Mountain Cruise” aboard The Pines!!!

  • 5 of 5


Cruising used to be my favorite type of vacation... No More!

No waiting in long lines with hundreds of people for practically everything, no mandatory gratuities, no exorbitant prices for liquor or soft drinks, choosing your own companions at meals and activities, no constant announcements over the loudspeaker, and no possibility of falling over the railing and drowning. Better views too... not to mention a whole lot cheaper!

We all had an idyllic time sitting out on the porch, chatting almost non-stop, gazing out at the meadow, trees, Redondo Peak, and the clouds during the day and the Milky Way most nights (and the most amazing full moon rising over the treetops that lit up the entire meadow). My companions got out and about, taking advantage of the attractions in the area, but I spent virtually my entire time blissfully on that porch.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh My, that cracked me up! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. The porch will be awaiting your next visit.
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Awesome time! Loved the front porch and the view.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location to enjoy all of the attractions up and down Hwy 4. Secluded, quite and comfortable. Loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love that porch too! Hope you come back again.
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I love this place

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have stayed at this cabin three times now, and we completely love this place. There is absolutely a full kitchen and you will find everything you need. The inside is decorated very thoughtfully and the best part of this place is the front porch which overlooks a mountain meadow surrounded by ponderosa pines with mountain peaks in the background. The view is so glorious that I can just spend hours looking at it and soaking it in. The kid's room is my second favorite part of the cabin- I love seeing my kids play with vintage toys that were similar to my own in the 80's! We took the kids up to the fish hatchery and enjoyed a trout dinner! The owners are communicative and helpful...Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you came back! We'll have to try the trout dinner - sounds interesting. Hope to have you and your crew back again.
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Great times at The Pines.

  • 5 of 5

Once more a great time at The Pines. My daughter and granddaughters easily express their love for the place. Quite, easy going and no stress. Thank you Martha.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad the girls liked it. Come back again!
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Quiet mountain getaway

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect base for a group of VCNP researchers.

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Albuquerque Sunport
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Los Ojos
Nearest Golf
50 Miles
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 126
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Ridgeback Cafe
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Pajarito Ski Area
Car: necessary

Hike to natural Hot springs within a 5 minute drive. The Jemez River is a great place for trout fishing - only a mile away. Fenton lake is only 8 miles away. Many, many natural things you must see. Soda Dam, Jemez Falls, Valles Caldera volcano area and all kinds of hiking opportunities.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in Jemez Springs

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$62.99
Additional Guest Fee A$12.6 per person per night
Damage Deposit A$251.96

No smoking in the cabin. No fires anywhere except in the fireplace.
No cleaning of fish on property.
Be respectful of neighbors - limit noise, drive 15 mph on road, no trespassing, no ATV's.
No pets allowed.
Failure to follow these guidelines may result in forfeiture of deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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